Shelby Meadows


Shelby Meadows holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. He has over 30 years of civil/structural experience.

His expertise in foundations and structures encompasses stress analysis and support system design for industrial, residential and civil applications. These include commercial buildings, sanitation systems, manufacturing and petrochemical plants, pulp and paper mills, oil and gas drilling and production facilities, co-generation facilities and compressor stations and platforms.

Graduate work in the field of ocean engineering, complements his experience in a variety of project environments including Zone 4 seismic, the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, the Arctic Circle and Alaska. Mr. Meadows lectures on structural design and foundations for various professional standards organizations.

Professional Publications

  • “Concrete Engine Foundation Analysis”, U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Excell Helium Plant, Masterson, Texas
  • “Original Foundation Design, an Overview”, Power Machinery and Compression Conference, Technical Paper, 1993


  • Granted United States Patent No. US 6,508,609 B2, January 21, 2003, Method of Forming an In-Situ Void System, to accommodate/eliminate the swell potential of expansive soils to facilitate the construction and remediation of foundations on such soils.


  • Graduate Studies, Ocean Engineering
    Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
    Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas

Registrations and Professional Memberships


  • Registered Professional Engineer
    State of Texas
    License No. 45166
  • S A Meadows Engineering
    Registered Professional Engineering Firm
    Texas Registration Number F-513


  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Portland Cement Association